Welcome to Sadie Valeri's

 Online Atelier 

Virtual Painting and Drawing Lessons

Online art classes for adults: 
A complete classical realism atelier program​.

Oil painting by Sadie Valeri - Self portrait

Online Atelier: Painting 

All Online Atelier members get instant access to all Sadie's painting instruction, including her detailed lessons on the methods and materials for three Old Master methods for oil painting:

Alla Prima (Contemporary Impressionist)
Direct (Italian Renaissance)
Indirect (Dutch Golden Age)

"The distinction between your videos and others was immediately apparent. Sadie is able to teach and not just demo."

Still Life oil painting by Sadie Valeri | Black Jug with Seashell

Online Atelier: Drawing 

All Online Atelier members get instant access to all Sadie's drawing instruction, including her streamlined, efficient methods for learning classical drawing, including Bargue Plates, Drapery Studies, Cast Drawing, and Figure Drawing,  with both graphite and charcoal.

"Sadie is a wonderful and joyful teacher. I had been struggling trying to understand cast drawing on my own but her video gave me several 'aha' moments."

Cast drawing in graphite pencil of a horse by Sadie Valeri

Purchase Classes 

All our painting and drawing lessons can be purchased as individual videos for digital download, or shipped on USB card.

"The videos are filled with gems and information like no other course I watched."

About Sadie Valeri

Sadie Valeri is an internationally recognized classical oil painter based in San Francisco, California and her work has been exhibited across the United States and Europe. 
See Sadie's Available work, Bio and CV

Still life oil painting by Sadie Valeri | Art Nouveau Embrace

About the Atelier

Sadie Valeri Atelier offered in-studio classes to 150 students a week from 2009 to 2019, and since 2014 we have been offering online instruction and  videos.
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Photo of Sadie and Nowell Valeri and art students at our San Francisco atelier studio

Help and F.A.Q.

Materials Lists, Studio Setup and answers to Frequently Asked Questions like:

Where should I start?

We always recommend focusing on drawing before painting, and the Drawing Program is accessible for beginners but also challenging enough for professional artists.... 
Read our FAQ

Drawing of Drapery by Sadie Valeri Charcoal and Chalk

@2019-20 SJNV Creative Associates and Sadie Valeri Atelier | San Francisco, California, United States